Red Lake Weather Update: Navigating the Chilly Days and Icy Nights

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Weather Update Fall

Red Lake residents are experiencing classic Canadian winter weather, marked by mainly sunny skies, occasional snow, and notably cold temperatures as we head towards the new year.

Today’s Weather (Friday): The day starts off mainly sunny in Red Lake, with clouds expected to gather as the morning progresses. A light breeze will be present, with wind speeds reaching up to 15 km/h. The high for today is forecasted to be -4°C, but the wind chill will make it feel colder, at -15°C in the morning and -6°C in the afternoon.

Wardrobe Suggestions: Dress in warm layers, including insulated jackets, thermal wear, hats, and gloves to combat the cold, especially considering the wind chill factor.

Tonight’s Forecast: The sky will turn overcast, with northerly winds picking up speed to 20 km/h before morning. Expect a low of -9°C, but with the wind chill, it will feel like -7°C in the evening and dip down to -17°C overnight.

Weekend and New Year’s Outlook:

  • Saturday, December 30: Prepare for periods of snow, with a north wind of 20 km/h. The high will be around -7°C, feeling like -17°C in the morning and -12°C in the afternoon.
  • Sunday, December 31: New Year’s Eve will be sunny with a high of -11°C.
  • Monday, January 1: The new year starts with a mix of sun and cloud, and a high of -7°C.

Nighttime Conditions:

  • Saturday Night: Expect cloudy periods with a 30% chance of flurries and a low of -20°C.
  • Sunday Night: The skies will be clear, with a low of -13°C.
  • Monday Night: The night will have cloudy periods and a 30% chance of flurries, with temperatures dropping to -14°C.

Weather Trivia: In Red Lake, the difference between the actual temperature and the wind chill can be significant, making it essential to stay updated on weather forecasts, especially when planning outdoor activities.

A Smile for Friday

A rabbit goes into the shop, banged on the counter and said “pound of carrots please!”

The shopkeeper tells the rabbit “I can sell you a pound of carrots but please don’t bang on the counter”

Next day the rabbit does exactly the same thing, bangs on the counter, “pound of carrots please!”

The shopkeeper says “I’ll sell you the carrots, don’t bang on the counter!”

Next day, rabbit bangs on the counter, “pound of carrots please!”

The shopkeeper is very angry now, “ I’m gonna sell you the carrots but if you come banging tomorrow I’m going to nails your paws to the counter!”

Next day the rabbit goes into the shop and starts looking around quizzically then says “got any nails?”

“No” the shopkeeper replies

The rabbit bangs on the counter,

“Pound of carrots please!”

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